The new edition is here to provide practical guidance about moving towards a Sustainable Economy.
Submitted by Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE)
Now more than ever, Practical Sustainability Strategies: How to gain a competitive advantage (Wiley, 2nd Edition, 2020) is needed to guide corporations and sustainability practitioners through the COVID-19 challenges and the new reality. Whether dealing with a volatile supply chain or understanding the pressures on limited resources, managing sustainability offers important lessons moving forward.
The revised and updated second edition is filled with proven strategies and tools for organizations to integrate sustainability holistically into their business models achieving high ESG impact. The book defines strategies, provides tools for measuring and reporting, explains ESG Rating and presents illustrative case studies and teaching material.
Used by several business schools around the globe, Practical Sustainability Strategies has been updated to include the circular economy, the sharing economy, adaptation, resilience and strategies to fight climate change. This new edition also highlights the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The first edition became a bestseller, read by thousands of Sustainability and other professionals who want to make the change in our planet and was also used by graduate programs in US, Europe and Asia.
Co-author of the book Nikos Avlonas is a recognized leader in Corporate Sustainability (ESG) and Social Entrepreneurship, founder and President of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE), working in North America, Europe, MENA and Asia with 20 years experience in Advising several Fortune 500 firms and other organizations via CSE. He is the winner of the 2018 Silicon Valley Community Foundation Practitioner of the Year and the PR Newswire 2017 CSR Professional of the Year. Nikos is a visiting professor at UIC and Athens University of Economics and Business.
Since 2009 Nikos and his team have created the Certified Sustainability Practitioner Program which is the leading program globally for qualifying Sustainability(ESG) Professionals with participation from 3,000 Sustainability Managers and 90% of the FT 500 firms from 65 countries so far. The new edition of book is part of the Sustainability Practitioner Program.
About the Certified Sustainability Practitioner Program
Advanced certified education on Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, ESG and Circular Economy for professionals and leaders who want to maximize their company’s impact and become qualified with the latest knowledge in the field. More than 90% of FORTUNE 500 senior managers and VPs have attended our program and joined over 1900 Certified Sustainability Practitioners from over560 countries all over the world.
CSE is a global Leading network providing Sustainable Development Solutions to organizations & a Think Tank with offices in Brussels Athens & Dubai. CSE cooperates with international organisations, such as the EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management), GRI (Global Reporting Initiative), UN Global Compact (United Nations Global Compact), EBEN (European Business Ethics Network), Forum for International Communications and the European Commission. CSE supports, on their journey towards sustainability, leading organizations such as Lloyds TSB, Eurocontrol, Dell, BP, DHL, Lafarge (Aget Heracles), Mc Cain, Bank of Cyprus and many others including the European Investment Bank, the largest financial Investment Institution of the European Union and the Government of Dubai (Dubai Center for Corporate Values ,DIFC, TECOM, DAFZA). The global presence of CSE is enhanced by numerous activities carried out in many countries/regions including the United Kingdom, Belgium, Luxemburg, Germany, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Russia, China and the Middle East.